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MEDIA CONTACT
Alicia Lawver
(360) 464-2011
alicia.lawver@psp.wa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
01-30-2013

Puget Sound Partnership's Leadership Council will meet Feb. 6-7 in Olympia

MEDIA ADVISORY

The Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council will meet Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Hands On Children’s Museum, 414 Jefferson St. N.E., Olympia.
 
Day 1: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Agenda highlights include:

  • Update on the status of the Healthy Human Populations Vitals Signs and Near-Term Actions.
  • Discussion between Leadership Council and Lead Organization Coordinators about how new work plans will incorporate science, focus on Strategic Initiatives and implement the Action Agenda.
  • Inventory update on the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program.


Day 2: Thursday, Feb, 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Agenda highlights include:

  • Update on state and federal legislative priorities.
  • Review of Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program’s investment plan.
  • Update on Ecology’s fish consumption rate process.


These meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to address questions or comments about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are available at: http://www.psp.wa.gov/LC_meetings.php.
 
About the Partnership
The Puget Sound Partnership is the organization leading the recovery of Puget Sound. The Partnership coordinates the efforts of citizens, governments, tribes, scientists, businesses and nonprofits to set priorities, implement a regional recovery plan and ensure accountability for results. For more information, go to www.psp.wa.gov.
 
About the Leadership Council
The Leadership Council is the governing body of the Puget Sound Partnership. Its seven members are leading citizens chosen from around the Sound and appointed by the governor. Members serve four-year terms. For more information, go to http://www.psp.wa.gov/LC_about.php.

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